the Ray Of Hope Church statement on the Doctrine of Universal Salvation.
We believe that Salvation is a gift that God has
given to the entire human race.Romans
Chapter Five explains this Doctrine of Universal Salvation.Oneís personal salvation is assured by
believing in God as per John 5:24.Salvation is best known through the Gospel of Jesus the Christ, and through
rebirth by the Holy Spirit. (Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc .
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the greatest universal prayers is the Gloria.Here it is as we use it with inclusive language.
Glory to God in the highest,
and peace to Godís people on earth.
You are the One God, Sovereign of the universe,
Only Holy God, we worship you,
we give you thanks,
we praise you for your glory.
Lord Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God,
Lord God, Lamb of God,
you take away the sin of the world:
have mercy on us;
you are seated at the right hand of God:
receive our prayer.
For you alone are the Holy One,
you alone are the Lord of all,
you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ,
with the Holy Spirit, in the glory of the
Holy Unity of God. Amen.
for salvation of all people to be made holy and live forever.
my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, lead all
souls to Heaven, especially those who have the most need of your mercy. Amen(Fatima prayer)
prayer for universal salvation one can pray anytime, and especially just before
receiving Holy Communion.
Jesus Christ, with faith in your love and your mercy we partake of your Body
and Blood as you command.May this not
bring us condemnation, as Scripture warns, but bring us health in mind, body,
soul and spirit.And we pray, O God,
that all people everywhere will be reassembled without the loss of
anyone in your Eternal Kingdom of love and glory.We ask this through Christ, Our Lord.Amen(Br. Benedict)
following is a Prayer for our
Congregation we started praying on Pentecost Sunday in 2016.You may adapt this prayer for your needs by
changing the words where you see (**).Change the text there to fit your circumstance.Some suggestions includerelationshipfamilyschoolmarriageorganization, and any other special
circumstance that is open to an invocation of the Holy Spirit such as this one.
Lord Jesus Christ, we ask that your Holy Spirit
continue to move in our (**) congregation in ways always new and
refreshing.We open our hearts to be a
dwelling place, a home, a temple of your Holy Spirit.Empower us as you see fit with the gifts of
the Holy Spirit to be used as servants of God, disciples of Christ, and
witnesses of Godís love and Godís eternal plan. Come Holy Spirit, come, and
impassion us with your Divine Love.Stir
and enkindle within us the flames of compassion, forgiveness, patience,
empathy, Joy in believing, thanksgiving and praise, and love for Godís holy
Will.Build up within us an expectant
faith with a view of (**)church that is full of possibilities and
potential.Guide our lives, we pray
through Christ our Lord, Amen. (5-17,19-16 / Pentecost Br. Benedict)
following is a well known traditional prayer asking for the indwelling of the
Come,HolySpirit, fill the hearts of your faithful, and enkindle in them the fire
of your divine Love.Send forth your
Spirit, and they shall be created, and you shall renew the face of the
O God, who by the light
of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of your faithful, grant that by
that same Holy Spirit, we may be truly wise, andever rejoice in the Spiritís consolation,
through Christ our Lord, Amen
Here is a traditional
and well known prayer you can pray when you want to receive Holy Communion but
are not able to physically received the actual bread and wine.
An Act of Spiritual Communion
Jesus, I believe that you are truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.I love you above all things, and I long for
you in my soul.Since I cannot now
receive you sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.As though you have already come, I embrace
you and unite myself entirely to you; never permit me to be separated from
you.Jesus, I place all my trust in